Wim Delvoye

Today in our class we were shown Wim Delvoye's work to get inspired from. His work of tattooing things on pigs really did not impress me. I really disliked the fact that not only did he used real animals in his work, but also tattooed something on them. In the world where people are fighting for not using animals in labs and medicine production it should definitely not be acceotable to enforce art onto pigs' bodies.

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I think that "branding" pigs is a very cheap idea/trend. He also depicts things on them which shouldn't be there, like Disney characters and the last thing i would want is for a Disney Princess to be associated with a pig.

 

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